Proposals Manager - Control Systems

I4 Recruitment are working with a successful manufacturing business to recruit a Proposals Manager for their facility based on the outskirts of Thetford, Norfolk. Reporting into the Sales & Marketing Director and working alongside the wider Technical team, you'll be responsible for the preparation of technical proposals through their lifecycle from inception to sales order. Working with a global customer base you'll need to have good knowledge of electrical & mechanical engineering, as well as the ability to read and interpret both 2D & 3D drawings. Responsibilities will include but not be limited to: Prepare technically accurate and competitive tenders, including data sheets and drawings, formulating accurate costings using internal pricing and externally sourced materials as needed. Complete technical clarification of proposals via telephone, email, formal tender clarification documents and in person in clarification meetings as needed. To be the commercial point of contact for the life cycle of the bid to delivery undertaking negotiations for price and terms and conditions. Give technical and sales presentations on company products and services to new and existing customers as well as perform sales activities as required for a dedicated region or sales account. Regular travel will be required to close both technical and commercial bids in front of the client to secure business. In order to be considered for this role you will need: Qualification or degree in Engineering, preferably related to Mechanical or Electrical Engineering. Be enthusiastic, solution focused and forward thinking in your approach as well as having a hunger & desire to be successful. Be commercially aware with an eye for opportunity. Ideally have some management experience. This is a fantastic opportunity for a commercially focused person to take the next step in their career, by joining an established team of experienced Engineers and developing your career long term. Alongside a competitive salary and benefits package, is a carved out career development plan with significant scope for promotion and development for those who want it. If you have the skills and experience required and would like to be considered, apply now This job was originally posted as

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